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Patricia “Patty” Williams McQueen, 91, formerly of Wellsville


Patricia “Patty” Williams McQueen, 91, formerly of Wellsville passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at Crest Manor in Pittsford following a long battle with dementia. She was born April 25, 1930 in Wellsville, the daughter of the late John O. and Beatrice (Cummings) Williams. On October 15, 1955 in Wellsville, she married Ernest C. McQueen who predeceased her on June 23, 2008.

Patty was a 1948 graduate of Wellsville High School. Over the course of her life was employed by Empire Gas and Fuel, Rochester Button, and Fleet Bank until her retirement. She belonged to Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, and enjoyed her bridge club. In her later years she loved her Tuesday Morning coffee at Sweet Attitudes. Pat’s greatest joy was her children and grandchildren. She loved to sing and laugh, loved movies, theater and travel.

She is survived by: two children, Nancy McQueen Mooney of Rochester, and Mitch (Cathy) McQueen of Brighton; three grandchildren, Maxwell R. Mooney, Jackson M. Mooney both of New York City, and Addison S. McQueen of Brighton; a brother, Dr. John (Joni) Williams Jr. as well as several nieces and nephews.She was predeceased, in addition to her parents and husband by: two sisters and their husbands, Janet (Bud) Browning, and June (Chet) Lee.

Friends are invited to call on Saturday, October 30, 2021, from 11 until 1:30 at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc., 34 W. State Street in Wellsville. A memorial service will follow at 1:30pm in the funeral home with Reverend Carol Stewart presiding. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Please consider memorial donations to Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation, The David A. Howe Public Library, or The Alzheimer’s Association. To leave online condolences, please visit

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